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Employing this concept fosters holistic emergency alert and response management.

FM Issue: Situational Awareness For Safety

FM Issue: Situational Awareness For Safety

Employing this concept fosters holistic emergency alert and response management.

Renewable Energy: Greening An Auto Plant

As part of a broader sustainability strategy, Honda has deployed wind energy to help power its Russells Point, OH manufacturing facility.

Furniture: A Second Life

Unwanted furniture does not need to go into a landfill.

Ceilings: Optimized Design

Ceilings are significant for both visual and acoustic comfort.

Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle

The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all scenarios?

Facility Executive | March/April 2015 Issue

Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive magazine.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.

Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination

Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad characteristics.

Higher Education Supplement: Facility Condition Assessments

At Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, leveraging technology clarified priorities for informed decisions.

HVAC Factor: Data Center Operations

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a metric for tracking systems efficiency. But, there’s more to measure in the data center.

Professional Development: Protecting Historic Structures

What can be done to prevent or mitigate the destruction of culturally significant facilities from fire events?

FM Frequency: The Free Range Office

Is the heightened focus on collaboration and interaction in the workplace causing occupants to lose their focus?

Facility Retrofit: Campus Groundskeeping

A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers results.

FM Issue: Energy Disclosure

Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?

Services & Maintenance: Emergency Notifications

Recent research from NIST examines what to say, and how to say it.

Facility Executive | January/February 2015 Issue

This issue reflects the diversity of tasks handled by members of the facility management profession and it includes a profile of the Facility Executive of the Year winner for 2015.

HVAC Trends: Cooling Controls

Variable speed drives make chiller equipment more efficient. Enhancing internal controls increases this further.

Renewable Energy: Wanted – Simpler Access To Clean Energy

In an effort to streamline the purchasing path, nearly 20 large companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.

Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management

With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than ever.

FM Issue: Code Compliance For Reroofing

Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.

Facility Retrofit: Convenient Consolidation

At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant satisfaction.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management Strategies

Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and communication.

2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Selected By Facility Management Professionals

For this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, the survey included more than 40 categories, and facility management professionals were asked to indicate what companies they rated highest based on product aesthetics, product reliability, value, and customer service.

Facility Executive Of The Year: Michael Berthelsen

The magazine's Facility Executive of the Year winner is recognized for his effort to transform his department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.

FM SOLUTIONS 2015 (Audio)

Discovering new products and services to improve operations is a boon to busy facility executives. These sound bites offer efficient service solutions.

Today’s Facility Manager | November/December 2014 Issue

The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end coverage.

Tricks Of The Trade: Precarious Light Placement

One facility manager with hard to reach lighting asks, "what lighting maintenance challenges have you encountered?"

Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.

The HVAC Factor: Systems Get A Break

At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural ventilation.

Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy savings.

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